Paris is an exciting place to visit, especially for the first time. Everyone has different ideas on how to invade the city. I was overwhelmed myself on my first visit there during my epic backpacking Europe trip. What I normally do in big cities is visit the top tourist sites first and then just be spontaneous [...]
Audrey Hepburn once remarked that Paris is always a good idea. Judging by the millions of people who travel there every year, that statement is true. Like any city, some times of the year are better than others for visiting. One of those times is the month of May for a number of reasons. [...]
Europe has an undeniable reputation for being a backpacker’s paradise. Whether you are looking to immerse yourself in the culture of the region, gaze upon historical artefacts or embark on the party of a lifetime, you’ll find it all in the cities and countries of Europe. For some great inspiration, when planning your next backpacking adventure, be sure [...]
Many readers have been asking me about Schengen visa application so I decided to do a series of posts about getting one from the different European embassies. I previously wrote a piece on how to apply for a Schengen visa at the German Embassy which includes a brief intro about Schengen visa and the different [...]
Here are two breathtaking timelapse and stopmotion photography of Paris in motion by Mayeul Akpovi. It’s just stunning! I’m going to stop writing and let the videos below do the talking.
If you plan to make your journey a bit more special – then why not spend one night out in one of Europe’s classy casinos? This is not about the gambling – or not only about it. It is also about having a great time with friends, seeing other people lose their monthly income [...]